This is the third of a series on the Wit and Humour incidental to callings and professions. The first of the series dealt with law, the second with music, and it is possible that this talk will raise even more smiles and rouse more memories than the others.
A Farce in One Act by Edwin Lewis.
Played by the Station Radio Players
Scene: Mrs. Davies's kitchen about that time of night when the hero and heroine on the films are kissing in their final 'close-up,' while the audience are searching for mislaid gloves, hats, and handkerchiefs, and a certain portion is releasing hands at the threat of sudden lights.
Sarah and Hannah are discussing the destinies of the young folk, and as every woman is a born matchmaker, they have been doing what you expect. Sarah is very practical and knows that the way to make things happen is not to hope so much as to pull the strings. Just now, like the writer of film melodrama, she is arranging her scenario for the entertainment.
Sarah Jones (a miner's wife. about fifty):
Hannah Davies (Sarah's life-long friend):
Mary Davies (age twenty-two. Hannah's film-struck daughter):
Herbert Jones (a practical young miner, but in love):
Two-Gun Jeb (a filmy friend):
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